Category: <span>Microsoft Teams</span>

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Microsoft Teams Gains End-to-End Encryption for VOIP Calls

Ever since the work-from-home culture came into effect during the Coronavirus-led pandemic, we have seen an increase in the usage of video-conferencing apps. We have seen companies rush to add new features to their platforms to attract new users. Now, Microsoft is finally adding end-to-end encryption (E2EE) support to its popular video-conference app, Microsoft Teams, […]
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Microsoft details Satin, a new AI powered audio codec that powers Teams

Skype invented the Silk audio codec and transformed the VoIP industry. Silk is an adaptive variable bitrate codec that can seamlessly switch from delivering narrowband (8 kHz) speech at ultra-low bandwidth of 6 kbps to offer a near-transparent quality speech at higher bit rates. After acquiring Skype, Microsoft started using Silk audio codec in its […]
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Concerns remain about Microsoft Teams employee analytics

Microsoft was embroiled in a controversy last year when they unveiled their new Productivity Score feature, an element of their new Microsoft Workplace Analytics tool, which would assign a number to how well an employee was engaging with their work and colleagues using electronic communication, with many calling the micro-managing surveillance dystopian. Microsoft responded to […]
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Customer Key support for Microsoft Teams now available in preview

Microsoft already has Customer Key support for Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, and OneDrive. At Ignite, Microsoft announced that it will bring Customer Key support for Microsoft Teams. Today, Microsoft announced the public preview of Customer Key support for Microsoft Teams. With Customer Key, organizations can control the root encryption keys for their Microsoft 365 data […]
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Microsoft launches new Teams Public Preview channel

Microsoft today announced some new changes in how organizations can preview upcoming Microsoft Teams features. First, Microsoft Teams is adopting pre-release channel names like Office and Windows Insider programs. Second, Microsoft launches the new Teams Public Preview channel. Microsoft Teams Public Preview channel is for organizations who want to evaluate a feature or developers who […]
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Dell launches own Microsoft Teams Rooms Meeting Space solution

The video conferencing room solution space is very hot right now, and it appears Dell has decided to throw their hat into the ring. Dell is launching a solution called Meeting Space which consists of a number of standard pieces of hardware configured to work well together. Their Meeting Space Solutions includes: Dell OptiPlex Micro […]
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How to use Spotlight in Microsoft Teams

Three weeks ago Microsoft announced several new features for Microsoft Teams users across the world. One of these brand-new features was Spotlight. With Spotlight, presenters can lock their video as the main view for all meeting participants. This helps the presenter control the main video feed that a participant sees during the meeting. This is different […]
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Microsoft Teams to get several new features including real-time noise suppression in the coming months

With COVID-19 (coronavirus) continuing to impact people around the world, teams and schools everywhere are moving to remote work and distance learning. This has resulted in increased usage of communication tools like Microsoft Teams, Slack, Zoom, Hangouts and others. Recently, Microsoft shared that they saw a 500 percent increase in usage of Teams meetings, calling, […]
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